Earthquake Felt in SVG

NATIONAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ORGANISATION (NEMO)
MINISTRY OF NATIONAL SECURITY
ST. VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES
WEST INDIES
Tel: 784-456-2975, Fax: 784-457-1691, Email: [email protected] or [email protected]

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6th December, 2016

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

EARTHQUAKE FELT IN ST. VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES

According to information received from the Seismic Research Centre (SRC), University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad, at 5:42 pm on Tuesday 6th December, 2016, an earthquake of magnitude 6.2 occurred 16.0 km SSE of Scarborough, Trinidad and Tobago.

The earthquake was reported as felt in St. Vincent and the Grenadines and Trinidad and Tobago. The event was located at 11.04°N and 60.70°W with a depth of 29 km. These results are preliminary and may vary slightly when additional data is processed.

So far no damage has been reported to NEMO.

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